Over one billion lives depend on livestock

GALVmed aims to make a significant contribution towards transformational change in the small-scale livestock health landscape by developing a portfolio of high impact products and initiating a range of private sector market initiatives operating at scale in the smallholder sector.

GALVmed Achievements

Year in Review: GALVmed 2023

This comprehensive report summarises the accomplishments and milestones that shaped the course of our journey and endeavours in 2023.  From product and market development to critical partnerships and regulatory advancements, this report reflects our team’s dedication and collective efforts, contributing to the achievement of GALVmed’s mission. Read it here.

Man holding a goat. This is the cover of the Year in Review 2023.

 

 

Our Vision

Transformational improvement in the well-being and economic progression of small-scale livestock producers.

Our Mission

We will contribute to the transformation of small-scale livestock producers’ lives by:

  • understanding the constraints to animal health and how to overcome them;
  • engaging the animal health industry; and
  • ensuring awareness, availability and adoption of effective animal health interventions.

Infographic with GALVmed Achievements. 1.2 billion livestock vaccines, therapeutics and other animal health products sold to small-scale producers from 2014 to 2022. 23.7 million livestock deaths averted from 2014 to 2022. Approximately $52.5 million in poultry deaths averted from Newcastle disease from 2014 to 2022. 5.7 million cumulative annual customers served from 2014 to 2022. 13 products taken to full development from 2010, of which 8 have been commercialized. 9 products registered to date under the Mutual Recognition Procedure.

Our work

Product development

GALVmed specialises in product development partnerships uniquely established to translate global research progress into tangible livestock disease control tools for the developing world.

Commercial development

Our work with our partners supports the small-scale livestock producers of the world.

Enabling Environment

An enabling environment that allows for the successful translation of research products to sustainable animal health solutions for small scale livestock producers is essential to achieving GALVmed’s mission.

Blog

PREVENT: How hatchery vaccinations are boosting poultry production in Africa

Three years since inception and with over a year left on the project, PREVENT has performed remarkably and is on track to achieving, and in some instances exceeding, its targets.

How Digital Innovation Will Unlock the Potential of Africa’s Livestock Producers

For the past few years, GALVmed has been working with a wide range of partners to create a suite of digital platforms designed to finally bridge the gaps between the animal health industry and the continent’s small-scale producers.

ONELab - Diagnostic Solution to Small-scale Poultry Farming

In 2020, LAPROVET, a Ceva Santé Animale group company, partnered with GALVmed and launched the OneLab initiative, a programme to develop a network of private veterinary laboratories in Senegal to facilitate access to diagnostic tools.

Voices from the field

PREVENT: How hatchery vaccinations are boosting poultry production in Africa

Three years since inception and with over a year left on the project, PREVENT has performed remarkably and is on track to achieving, and in some instances exceeding, its targets.

How Digital Innovation Will Unlock the Potential of Africa’s Livestock Producers

For the past few years, GALVmed has been working with a wide range of partners to create a suite of digital platforms designed to finally bridge the gaps between the animal health industry and the continent’s small-scale producers.

ONELab - Diagnostic Solution to Small-scale Poultry Farming

In 2020, LAPROVET, a Ceva Santé Animale group company, partnered with GALVmed and launched the OneLab initiative, a programme to develop a network of private veterinary laboratories in Senegal to facilitate access to diagnostic tools.

African woman smiling and holding a chicken

A Rising Tide Doesn’t Lift All Boats: Why Africa’s Livestock Intensification Can’t Leave Women Behind

As Africa endeavours to intensify its livestock production to meet food security goals, it is imperative to address these gender disparities to avoid unintended consequences and ensure equitable development.

Women with goat

Invest in Women to Accelerate Progress

International Women’s Day is a day to reflect on the gender disparities that hinder women’s opportunities worldwide, while advocating for policies and strategies that pave the path to gender equality.

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